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Motor Vehicle Mechanic Mech III


KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA, and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

This role is a part of the APS-03 Program. The U.S. Army’s pre-positioned stocks (APS) serve to provide materiel power projection around the globe. These strategically positioned resources augment the Army's strategic airlift and military sealift requirements during contingency operations. Our program ensures that the U.S. Army’s stocks are properly maintained and ready to deploy at a moment’s notice.

The Motor Vehicle Mechanic (Mech III) will:

KBR is seeking highly qualified mechanics with automotive maintenance training and experience to work in our wheeled vehicle and trailer shops. Certifications and proof of qualifications should be provided with resume at the time of application. The hiring manager reserves the right to review and validate qualifications to determine the best fit candidate.

The Motor Vehicle Mechanic repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks or tractors. Work involves most of the following: Diagnosing the source of trouble and determining the extent of repairs required; replacing worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, or other engine parts; grinding and adjusting valves; rebuilding carburetors; overhauling transmissions; and repairing fuel injection, lighting, and ignition systems. In general, the work of the Motor Vehicle Mechanic requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent.

This Motor Vehicle Mechanic is among the most seasoned and trained mechanics in the Automotive Maintenance Shops within the Maintenance Department.  This mechanic will perform field level automotive maintenance on all automotive tactical and combat equipment assigned or work-loaded to the APS-3 program. May be eligible to lead a team of 8-12 lesser qualified or experienced mechanics. Uses government furnished special tools, property, and facilities to perform responsibilities.

  • Field level maintenance on US military automotive equipment. Includes diagnostics, parts identification and requisition, servicing and repair in accordance with technical specifications and specified repair times.

  • Limited A/C repair and service on a wide range of automotive and material handling equipment

  • Maintain maintenance records and documentation in accordance with government regulations and local policies.

  • Properly use, store, account for, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste used and generated in the performance of duties.  Comply with all federal, state, and local regulations and procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous materials.

  • Movement of materiel and assets with forklifts and dollies.

  • Upon notification from the government, deploys to support issuing or receipt of equipment.

  • Must be capable of getting a minimum of a SECRET security clearance.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with a valid U.S. Passport

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC)

  • Must obtain and maintain local base access.

  • Must be capable of getting a minimum of a SECRET security clearance.

  • Certificate of training from vocational school or other recognized source with a major study in automotive maintenance, automotive technology, or another related field

  • Completion of the basic automotive mechanics course, or equivalent a plus. 

  • Completion of the advanced automotive maintenance course, or equivalent a plus

  • Prior military maintenance training and experience on tactical and combat vehicles a plus

  • 4 years’ experience in directly relevant work

  • In lieu of formal course work, a combination of college credits, ASE Certifications, on-the-job training, other formalized training, or experience may be considered.

  • Ability to comply with all established environmental regulations, methods, quality standards, and time schedules applicable to this position

  • Ability to interpret and apply technical instruction, schematics, and diagrams

  • Possess personal tools that meets the required tool list

  • Possess a valid State Motor Vehicle Operator License.  Must obtain and maintain local base access

  • Meet government specified requirements to be deployable, including annual health screenings, training requirements, and passport

  • EPA certification in Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Program to be compliant with section 609 of the Clean Air Act is a plus

  • ASE Certified in A or T series is a plus

  • Work schedule:  Monday - Thursday, 6:30am - 5:00pm (OT/weekends as required during ship cycle)

  • Other duties assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand - between 2 to 3 hours per day.

  • Must be able to walk - between 4 to 5 hours per day.

  • Must be able to Lift - up to 35 lbs. – 50 lbs. periodically.

  • Must be able to squat, knell, bend, reach and climb periodically.

  • Must be able to work outside and inside in non-climate-controlled environments.



At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

We Deliver – Together.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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